Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 1, 2013

Community in Brief: 05/01/2013

‘Into the Woods’

LELAND — Leland Public School’s Musical Theatre Department will stage “Into the Woods.”

The production opens at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Leland Performing Arts Center, with additional performances on Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, and Thursday through Saturday, May 9-11. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students, plus a $1.25 fee. For details or tickets visit


‘Off the Wall’ film

ALDEN — The “Off the Wall” film series will screen “Good Will Hunting” on Thursday, May 2.

The R-rated movie will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Alden District Library, 8751 Helena Road. An optional dinner will be served at 6 p.m. For details, call 331-4318.


IAA Choir concert

TRAVERSE CITY — The Interlochen Arts Academy Choir will give a concert Saturday, May 4, at Central United Methodist Church, 222 Cass St.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. The choir will be joined by organist Tom Bara, baritone Jeffrey Norris and mezzo-soprano Aidan Soder. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for the church’s music ministry.


Drum circle Saturday

ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Library will sponsor “Drummunity-Rhythmic Fun for Everyone” at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Elk Rapids Middle School cafeteria. The drum circle is free and open to all ages.


Zonta workshop

BENZONIA — The Benzie Area Zonta Club will host an “Inner Beauty” empowerment workshop for girls 12 and older and their female relatives.

Award-winning Michigan advocate/author, journalist and speaker Denise Crittendon will lead the workshop from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Benzonia Township Hall on U.S. 31 at Traverse Avenue. There is no charge, but reservations are appreciated; call 620-8052.


Fair concert tickets

BIG RAPIDS — Tickets are on sale for a concert by Restless Heart on July 11 at the Mecosta County Free Fair.

The country group will perform at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 or $25 for Gold Track seats. Contact Star Tickets, (800) 585-3737 or

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